Edward Hirsch

Poet, Author

1950 –

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Who is Edward Hirsch?

Edward Hirsch is an American poet and critic who wrote a national bestseller about reading poetry. He has published eight books of poems, including The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems, which brings together thirty-five years of work. He is president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in New York City.

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Born
Jan 20, 1950
Chicago
Also known as
  • Hirsch, Edward
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania
    Folkloristics
    ( - 1979)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Grinnell College
    ( - 1972)
Employment
  • University of Houston
Lived in
  • New York

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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